News and interviews on Richard Branson including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Tuesday, 05 January 2010
As NAB prepares to appoint advisers for a potential bid for British bank Northern Rock, it appears certain to face competition from famous entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson.
Thursday, 17 December 2009
The GFC overshadowed 2009 with doomsayers labeling it the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Today, with consumer and business confidence high, we look back on the year that was.
Tuesday, 08 December 2009
Richard Branson’s much vaunted space tourism business is a step closer to reality. But is this a stunt or a real business?
Thursday, 03 December 2009
We’ve all heard the scary stats… how many small businesses fail within the first five years… how few survive in the five years thereafter. Why is it so?
Friday, 20 November 2009
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
You simply can’t do it at a distance. Getting out among your business is a critical ingredient of a great brand.
Monday, 09 November 2009
Warren Buffett's latest billion dollar gamble - the acquisition of railroad company Burlington Northern - is just one of a slew of recent big bets by the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs.
Monday, 26 October 2009
As Richard Branson’s Virgin Money applys for a UK banking license, the wealthy entrepreneur is closing in on his goal of launching a retail bank.
Monday, 19 October 2009
The wealthy seem to have an innate sense of timing when it comes to investing. So perhaps we should take note of George Soros' recent investment in clean energy.
Thursday, 01 October 2009
A week after billionaire Richard Branson announces Virgin Money will break through into the Australian market, it emerges it will also offer car insurance products.
Tuesday, 29 September 2009
Virgin really has set a high benchmark. Not all corporations have Richard Bransons in the C-suite to 'inspire and help make the leap' (29 September).
Monday, 28 September 2009
Virgin's website has made it super easy for us to comment, post suggestions, share ideas, interact and gain opportunities in the business world.
Wednesday, 23 September 2009
A junior resources company on the ASX has arranged a one-hour meeting with Sir Richard Branson – and they are telling the world.
Monday, 21 September 2009
Citibank has unveiled a 10-year deal with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Money offshoot that will see the two companies launch a new range of credit cards, retail deposit accounts and mortgages.
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
The telecommunications sector is booming, with demand for mobile broadband and faster connections giving the industry high amounts of demand during the downturn.
Monday, 07 September 2009
Having recently bought a 20% stake in Perth-based copper and gold miner Marengo Mining, George Soros is just one of a number of foreign billionaires who own stakes in Ausssie companies.
Tuesday, 28 July 2009
There are so many incredible people making amazingly valuable contributions to our community every day - not least among those who add value are our entrepreneurs.
Monday, 27 July 2009
Virgin Blue’s biggest shareholder, Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group commits increased investment to the struggling airline.
Wednesday, 08 July 2009
New financial data from Branson’s Virgin Holdings reveal several fruitless ventures.
Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Last week British Airways was lashed for asking staff to work for free. Now Richard Branson is rubbing salt into its wounds.